Sanctions Success Is Possible But Not Common

Presentation at the book release meeting for Economic Sanctions Reconsidered, 3rd edition

Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute
Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute
Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute
Barbara Oegg, Peterson Institute

Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC

July 15, 2008

The Peterson Institute released an updated edition of its classic study, Economic Sanctions Reconsidered, 3rd edition on July 15, 2008. The Peterson Institute has produced the definitive research on sanctions for 25 years. This revised edition by Gary Hufbauer, Jeffrey Schott, Kimberly Elliott, and Barbara Oegg analyzes the effectiveness of every sanctions case since World War I and offers updated policy recommendations for the 21st century.

Key findings of the book include:

Key recommendations include:

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